Centre for Robert Burns Studies Annual Conference

Alloway 1759

Sat 13 Jan 2018
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
20
9.30am - 5pm

This event is a collaboration between the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (NTS) and the Centre for Robert Burns Studies (University of Glasgow).

09:30 – Tea & Coffee

10:00 – Welcome

10:05 – Launch of The New Oxford Edition of The Works of Robert Burns Volumes 2 & 3 (Gerard Carruthers)

10:15 – The Scots Musical Museum (Murray Pittock)

11:00 – Tea & Coffee

11:15 – Highland Mary’s Network: A Boon for the Bard (Jean Brittain)

11:45 – The Burns Scotland Lecture – Absorbing Burns: Scottish Chapbook Printers and their ‘Excellent New Songs’ (Iain Beavan)

12:15 – Panel Discussion

12:30 – Lunch

13:30 – Musical Performance (Kath Campbell)

14:00 – Burns Unbroke (Sheilagh Tennant)

14:10 – Tea & Coffee

14:25 – People’s Voice 1: ‘Burns, Politics and the People’s Poets, 1840-1900’ (Kirstie Blair)

14:45 – People’s Voice 2: ‘Burns, Reform and the Suffragettes’ (Michael Shaw)

15:05 – People’s Voice 3: ‘Saw ye e’er sic Troggin?: Rhyming Paisley politics’ (Catriona Macdonald)

15:25 – Panel Discussion

15:45 – Close